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Why are we directed to turn off mobile phones while on a flight; and do you comply?


Unless you are dedicated to hug the earth, you will have experienced the PA order to 'switch mobile phones off or reset them to Fly Mode'. At times this is inconvenient. Why do they do it, and how do you feel about it?

 
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17 months ago
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    Marie L Boler (MarieLB) 17 months ago

    You are obviously in control, and that is what we all aim to be, no doubt. Some of us [including yours truly] are sometimes taken in, believing we cannot do without this or that gadget. Thanks for reminding us Lisa Vollrath.

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    Marie L Boler (MarieLB) 17 months ago

    Such a refreshing answer Link10103. You are so right too. Thank you.

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    Marie L Boler (MarieLB) 17 months ago

    Aime, you too seem so confident and in control. I cannot but admire your elegant response. None of this rebellious sulking like some do. Thank you for sharing.

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17 months ago
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    Marie L Boler (MarieLB) 17 months ago

    You may well be right Electro-Denizen, but just imagine what would happen if we created an emergency at 35,000 feet!! If and when they tell us we do not need to turn our phones off, it would make life simpler for all of us, Thanks for the new info.